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Don't laugh: Jimmy Kimmel Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014

Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel doesn't fit the profile of McAfee's usual Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity, most often in recent years a female celebrity whose online images can frequently lure Web surfers to sites rife with spyware, viruses and other malware.

Written by Bob Brown02 Oct. 14 03:26

Remembering comedian/actor Robin Williams: His Siri schtick

The sad news of comedian/actor Robin Williams' death on Monday at the age of 63 flooded social media and news sites online. While Williams is recalled mainly for has manic comedy routines, and funny and dramatic acting roles, some of his more recent appearances were dotted with technology-infused humor.

Written by Bob Brown13 Aug. 14 00:11

Computer science enrollments rocketed last year, up 22%

A sneak peek at the annual Computing Research Association's (CRA) report on computer science enrollments at colleges shows that strong demand for technically-savvy workers is luring students in a big way.

Written by Bob Brown11 March 14 16:35

13 of today's coolest network research projects

Here's a whirlwind look at some of the wildest and potentially most useful technology research projects from university and vendor labs related to computer networking.

Written by Bob Brown26 Feb. 14 12:05